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Score Media In Canada Secures Serie A Rights

PRESS RELEASE
TORONTO, April 14th, 2010 – Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR), home of The Score Television Network, ScoreMobile, theScore.com and Hardcore Sports Radio, today announces that it has secured the exclusive Canadian media rights to Serie A, Italy’s world-renowned professional soccer league. The deal, which includes full digital rights, represents the first time a major Canadian sports network will deliver exciting high-definition Serie A action to sports fans across Canada.

The rights which give exclusive Canadian distribution to The Score for the next two seasons were acquired by MP & Silva the international sports agency that holds the worldwide media rights to Serie A outside of Italy.

“With access to a full range of Serie A rights, soccer fans across the country will now have the opportunity to get their fix – whether it be full games, highlights or league news – on The Score Television Network, ScoreMobile and theScore.com,”says Benjie Levy, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Score Media Inc.

“The Score has a strong track record of growing audience and profile for international soccer in Canada. With our core following of loyal soccer fans and The Score’s unique style of delivering sports, we look forward to bringing even more exposure to this popular international league.” Carlo Pozzali CEO, MP

  and Silva America said, “We are delighted to start a new partnership with Score Media, a broadcast leader which ensures high level coverage and exposure for Italian Serie A in Canada.”

Home of The Footy Show, which offers multiplatform programming dedicated to covering all of the latest soccer news and highlights, The Score gives fans everything they need to know. Hosted by soccer expert and Score personality, James Sharman, and entering its fourth season, The Footy Show offers fans everything from live chats and 24/7 blog coverage to one of Canada’s most popular soccer podcasts.

“The Serie A deal brings an international powerhouse, Italian Calcio, to The Score making The Footy Show even more attractive to a broader soccer audience,” says James Sharman, Host, The Footy Show.

Thanks to Joe Ross from The Footy Blog for bringing this to my attention, for my part sempre Roma…

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